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Wales pays to replace French-made breast implants - but England won't

10 January 2012

The Welsh government says it will pay to replace French-made PIP breast implants for women who were treated privately.

 

Welsh health minister Lesley Griffiths said not replacing the implants could endanger women's health, given some have already ruptured.

 

The health secretary, Andrew Lansley, will rule out following suit in England when he updates MPs on the scandal today.

 

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http://www.guardian.co.uk/uk/2012/jan/10/wales-replace-french-breast-implants?INTCMP=SRCH